Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work


Upon completion of the degree, the Social Worker will be able to scientifically analyse the different variables that make up the economic and social state of affairs with the aim to globally interpret it while having a critical view on social reality in order to cooperate with the transformation of communities.

Candidate’s Profile

Basic background knowledge in health science.

  • Affinity to community work
  • Scientific ability and interest in clinic, epidemiology and social research.
  • Team work skills and service spirit.
  • Sensitivity to social problems.
  • Full time availability to study.
  • Positive and proactive attitude.

Graduate´s profile

Social workers are professional leaders in the integral knowledge of the socio-humanistic biomedical sciences contributing to social welfare of individuals, families and communities directing their potential to the sociocultural, economic and humanistic development through the management of institutions and implementation of social policies.

The graduates can work in a wide variety of governmental institutional fields, as well as the private sector.

Academic Requirements

Comply in a timely manner with each of the stages of the admission process highlighted in the call for entry to the university system at IPN and show documents such as:

  • High school Certificate
  • Secondary School Certificate
  • Unique Code of Population Registration (CURP)
  • Birth certificate
  • Pass the entry examination
  • 6 credential photographs
  • Any other requirement stated in the IPN’s entry call

Work Field


  • Security and social welfare
  • Educational
  • Rehabilitation
  • Psychiatric
  • Legal system
  • Confinement
  • Entrepreneurial
  • Civil organizations

Curriculum Map

Check the list of subjects, credits and total hours of the program on the website of each school.